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Time management. Organization. Productivity. Conquer those, and you've got working from home knocked. A few useful strategies can help you master the home office.
Time management and organization is so important in life and when it comes to working at home it is doubly important. As a matter of fact Time management, organization, schedules are all prominent in any successful organization.
Time is the one thing that we do not have enough of it is the one thing in life that is constant. Time will wait for no one so we have to utilize it the best way we can.
It makes no sense to try and cram everything in to a short space of time because it will become counter productive. can you imagine a plumber trying to make a deadline of finishing 3 days work in one day. His work would become sloppy he would make mistakes then he would have to go over the job again.
So really the answer to the question of not having enough time is organization, writing schedules and keeping a diary. This is vital for a home based entrepreneur!
Organization means keeping all your documents, invoices, accounts and everything you use in your business in their proper place. This will save time because you will know where everything is It will also lead to a less stressful home/working environment.
Keeping a diary, file-fax or some kind of personal organizer is a vital business tool for obvious reasons.
Another system that is invaluable is writing notes or schedules. Now it is no point writing a great schedule and not sticking to
When writing a schedule It is important to encompass everything that could mean taking the children to school, shopping feeding the dog. as well as all your business commitments. Always make time for the family, especially when working at home. Make sure you have an arrangement with your spouse about your working hours, and that the children realize as well. Of course If you have younger children you have to give a bit more of your time or get child minders.
Having an office or a part of the house where you can work undisturbed would be fantastic. because you can then have all your tools i.e. computer, telephone, files and stationary in one place.
Planning is another useful skill to have in the quest to save time and be more productive you should take a couple of hours in the beginning of the week to plan for the coming 2 weeks. Again take everything into account then write your schedule.
Having planned your schedule for 2 weeks give yourself some leeway like an extra half an hour in between chores. As you never no what can pop up.
So in summary to help in having a smooth profitable home business you must be organized. Plan your weeks ahead then write your schedule remembering to be flexible. Let your family know what your schedule is and you will find that time is not a problem at all.
By Terry Stewart. 101 killer marketing tips and tricks. http://www.extraemoney.com